How Did They Haul Horses in the 1930s?

smellshorsey Archive on September 8, 2008, 2:44

I'm working on a fiction piece and find that I need to know how they hauled horses in the 1930s. Did they  have horse trailers? Or was it all boxes built on the back of trucks?

I probably need to check out "Seabiscuit" again. I remember he rode in his own railroad car but this is different because in my fiction this is not a valuable horse and his owners are struggling in the Depression. However, it's possible that they could still own and be using something from better times.

I asked my father, who was around then, how they hauled horses and was surprised that